plum duff

  1. a duff containing raisins.

Origin of plum duff

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby plum duff Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use plum duff in a sentence

  • He felt a sudden appetite of his own for the good, old-fashioned plum-duff of shipboard days, and started one going.

  • Think I don't know how to make plum-duff—me that's sailed the sea for thutty-five years?

  • Roast beef and plum duff, not to speak of pipes and 'baccy, and forty old people of both sexes sitting down to 'the do.'

    The Christian | Hall Caine
  • Jest settin' easy, bawlin' orders—jest feedin' on plum duff.

    Wappin' Wharf | Charles S. Brooks
  • If it was unusually large, he would say: "plum duff and fried chicken for a Sunday dinner."